Job, Work, Profession, Occupation, and Career: Understanding the Differences
Many people confuse these terms. Let me explain. Job is a countable noun, referring to a position of work or what you do for a living. Work, on the other hand, is an uncountable noun that refers to the abstract concept of your job. Profession, occupation, and job have similar meanings and can be used interchangeably.
July 13, 2010